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It’s only locker room stuff

A friend lamented the other day about the vulgarities that are so commonplace in America, and not all of them out of Washington. She complained that the big one, the mother of all curse words, can now be seen on bumper stickers. Can you imagine what Mama would have thought? We can't. It's just not something that would have happened in polite society, and this society gets less so by the news cycle.

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23cal says...

How disappointing the editor would use an actor for a springboard instead of the leader of the country who is charged with setting the tone for the country. Did you ever hear of "lead by example", Mr. Editor?
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You know I'm talking about the "Grab 'em by the p***y" guy.
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The one who refers to football players as "sons of bitches".
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Trump has regularly used curse words at public events, especially on the campaign trail where he sprinkled his speeches liberally with “damn” and “hell” and even “s**t“. In a notorious speech in Las Vegas in 2011, he dropped the f-word repeatedly, arguing that his message to China would be “Listen you motherf—ers, we’re going to tax you 25 percent!”
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The one who calls other sovereign nations "sh*tholes".
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“You can tell them to go f*ck themselves!” Trump said to cheers at one of his rallies.
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Instead of using the leader of the country and his CONSTANT bad language as a springboard for this article, the editor uses a one off by an old actor.
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The egregious far right slant of this editor is pathetic,even on a page meant for opinion.

Posted 13 June 2018, 7:16 a.m. Suggest removal

BoudinMan says...

Oh, the hypocrisy is running rampant.

Posted 13 June 2018, 7:48 a.m. Suggest removal

hah406 says...

Right on 23cal! In other news, the kettle is still black, but the newspaper makes no mention of the pot sitting right next to it.

Posted 13 June 2018, 8:44 a.m. Suggest removal

WhododueDiligence says...

"... until any meaning is lost in a Howard Deanish hissy fit."
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That's right. Howard Deanish hissy fits mean nothing. And they are nothing compared to what the Trump-enabling fanatical far right has devolved into--one big loud nonstop Ann Coulterish hissy fit.

Posted 13 June 2018, 9:51 a.m. Suggest removal

condoleezza says...

Pretty sure that DeNiro was cussing "...out of necessity." Regardless, I love how conservatives clutch their collective pearls while ignoring the vulgarian at the top.

Posted 13 June 2018, 10:19 a.m. Suggest removal

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